O'beehave opens in Islip, carrying organic, cruelty-free hair and body products

The shop sells natural botanical, organic and cruelty-free hair and body products — and asks you to bring your own bottle.

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Brightwaters man's problems with PSEG WorryFree 's heating and cooling system
Long Island Christians weigh in on Roe v. Wade
On abortion issue and Roe, beliefs of LI Christians mirror U.S.

Christian Long Islanders are as divided on the hot-button abortion issue as most of the country. Between the extremes — no abortion at all or abortion with no restrictions — there is nuance among Christians on the island. 

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20+ things to do this Memorial Day weekend on Long Island

Here are more than 20 ways to get started this holiday weekend.

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Upcoming Events

Historic House Tours


Tour the Main House of the South Side Sportsmen's Club. A docent will discuss the history of the tavern and the high society Sportsmen's Club's land and buildings, which is now Connetquot River State Park Preserve. Tours run the first and third Sundays of each month; each tour is about 45 minutes long


Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Sunrise Highway

Oakdale, NY


Phone: 631-581-1005


$4 per child and per adult, $8 parking

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Girl, 13, raped by man she met via Snapchat, Suffolk police say

Police said the man met up with the girl at a playground in Hauppauge, where he raped her.

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For these LI moms, 'just breastfeed' not the solution to infant formula shortage

Even for parents who want to breastfeed, it may not be an option, due to issues ranging from medical conditions to lack of milk supply.

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Prosecutors: Man sentenced, 2 others plead guilty in sex cases

A Florida man got 12 years in prison for pressuring a Long Island teen to send him sexually explicit photos and two Central Islip men pleaded guilty to sex trafficking a minor at a Suffolk hotel, prosecutors said.

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Ducks closer Tyler Webb not getting many save opportunities

Slow start to season has manager Wally Backman using the former Yankee in non-save situations.

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Shares dive as CPI Aero pulled from NYSE

The stock exchange said the company failed to file timely financial documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Racial demographics rapidly shifting in Long Island schools

Students of color have gone from being the minority to the majority in 32 Long Island districts over the past 20 years, a Newsday analysis found.

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Long Islanders bid a tearful farewell to 'This Is Us'

Tissue boxes at hand, local viewers are ready for the NBC show's final episode.

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Changing demographics of LI schools
Kelsie Whitmore scores run in game against Ducks

Whitmore has played in seven games and has scored two runs.

Westhampton vs. East Islip

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff game.

Sayville vs. Mount Sinai

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff matchup.

Jameson Smith's five goals spark Bayport-Blue Point boys lacrosse to Suffolk Class C quarterfinal win

Third-seeded Phantoms have won seven straight.

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Westhampton boys lacrosse tops East Islip, advances to Suffolk Class B semifinals

Chance Brindle and Gavin Arcuri scored back-to-back to give No. 4 Westhampton a 6-4 lead in its 6-5 win over No. 5 East Islip.

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Catherine Meyers pitches 1-hitter as Sayville softball wins playoff opener

Giovanna Calicchio had three hits and an RBI in victory over Mount Sinai.

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Jack Trovato's four goals propel Islip boys lacrosse past Miller Place in Suffolk quarterfinals

"I really didn't even create my own shots," Trovato said. "My teammates were getting me open."

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Love Story: They met at 16 as Modell's co-workers

We got engaged in 1971, after Ernie surprised me with a ring in my Easter basket.

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Smithtown East vs. Connetquot

Scenes from a Suffolk baseball game between Smithtown East and host Connetquot on Monday.

Nolan Britt helps Connetquot clinch third straight league title

Comes on in relief in sixth to shutdown Smithtown East

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Political, advocacy groups put their imprint on LI school board races
Long Island school board elections get 'nasty'

Political and advocacy groups increasingly have been injecting themselves into traditionally nonpartisan school board elections on Long Island, endorsing candidates, assisting in campaigns and inflaming divisions ahead of the May 17 vote.

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Thanks, Mom: LI high school athletes pay tribute for Mother's Day

Each Mother's Day, Newsday invites Long Island high school student-athletes to honor their mothers with personal letters.

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21-year-old opens Eastbound Trading Company in West Sayville 

The name is a nod to his childhood family vacations.

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Former speakeasy with 'checkered past' among 5 LI sites getting Jersey Mike's

The sub chain has 20 restaurants on Long Island after entering the market in 2016.

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Love Story: Night at the movies had a happy ending

'We went in his mother's '65 red, convertible Chevrolet Impala ...'

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Jack Coan agrees to deal with Colts as undrafted free agent

Former Sayville star QB who played at Wisconsin and Notre Dame will compete to be Matt Ryan's backup.

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Brentwood: Out of the box to play in box 

GIrls lacrosse program will make the most of donated equipment.

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Islip Town paves way for Starbucks in West Sayville 

By a 5-0 vote, the board approved a rezoning proposal for the site of a former bank on Montauk Highway, clearing the way for a Starbucks drive-thru that some residents had opposed over traffic and overcrowding concerns.

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Holocaust survivor: 'Hate ... never leads to anything good'

Edith Gross, 93, of Oakdale tells of her time at Auschwitz on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Memorial rock honoring enslaved, indigenous will make 'history really real to people'

St. John's Episcopal Church in Oakdale has planted a memorial rock to honor the indigenous and enslaved people buried at the church's graveyard, a move community leaders said will make "history really real to people."

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Commack vs. Sayville

Scenes from a Suffolk non-league softball game between Sayville and host Commack on Monday.

Glen Cove woman running 7 marathons in 7 days to honor veterans
Glen Cove woman running 7 marathons in 7 days to honor veterans

Since 2016, ultra-marathoner Eva Casale has run a series of marathons to benefit local VFWs and other military service organizations, as well as veterans and their families.

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